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Street trading rules on seafront set to be relaxed in bid to boost events

16 February 2022
Street trading rules on seafront set to be relaxed in bid to boost events

Street trading rules on seafront set to be relaxed in bid to boost events

16 February 2022

Plans to relax prohibitive street trading rules around a seafront have been unveiled that aim to boost the area's offering.


Brantham 65 homes given final approval by district council

16 February 2022
Brantham 65 homes given final approval by district council

Brantham 65 homes given final approval by district council

16 February 2022

The development includes 23 affordable homes.


Business secures 15-year lease to take over flagship building on industrial park

15 February 2022
Business secures 15-year lease to take over flagship building on industrial park

Business secures 15-year lease to take over flagship building on industrial park

15 February 2022

An industrial park whose flagship building has been empty for two years has been given a boost after a online retailer has been secured as tenant.


Plans for two councils to reduce their office space have been challenged

15 February 2022
Plans for two councils to reduce their office space have been challenged

Plans for two councils to reduce their office space have been challenged

15 February 2022

'There should be an opportunity to examine, debate and vote on the capital costs.'


Transport East £800,000 cash boost to accelerate regional transport plan

14 February 2022
Transport East £800,000 cash boost to accelerate regional transport plan

Transport East £800,000 cash boost to accelerate regional transport plan

14 February 2022

A host of improvements to transport networks across Suffolk, Norfolk and Essex are planned, including 55 priority projects.


Visitor centre and indoor market proposed in budget plans for town by opposition councillors

04 February 2022
Visitor centre and indoor market proposed in budget plans for town by opposition councillors

Visitor centre and indoor market proposed in budget plans for town by opposition councillors

04 February 2022

A waterfront visitor centre, indoor market and boosted cultural offering are ideas opposition councillors are putting forward for a Suffolk town.


Council tax increased in East Suffolk to protect services provided to residents

04 February 2022
Council tax increased in East Suffolk to protect services provided to residents

Council tax increased in East Suffolk to protect services provided to residents

04 February 2022

East Suffolk Council has published its 2022 budget proposals, with homes set to pay just under £5 a year extra in council tax.


SEND school to double intake after extension plans given green light

03 February 2022
SEND school to double intake after extension plans given green light

SEND school to double intake after extension plans given green light

03 February 2022

A school for special educational needs and disabilities students will double its intake after securing planning permission for an extension.


Two councils to significantly reduce floorspace at offices to support hybrid working

03 February 2022
Two councils to significantly reduce floorspace at offices to support hybrid working

Two councils to significantly reduce floorspace at offices to support hybrid working

03 February 2022

Two councils are set to significantly reduce their floorspace in their offices, but are opting not to return their authorities to the districts.


This is how admission criteria will change for oversubscribed CofE schools from next year

02 February 2022
This is how admission criteria will change for oversubscribed CofE schools from next year

This is how admission criteria will change for oversubscribed CofE schools from next year

02 February 2022

Practising Church of England families will no longer get priority admission at oversubscribed faith schools in Suffolk from September 2023.


Suffolk invited to secure more devolved powers from Government

02 February 2022
Suffolk invited to secure more devolved powers from Government

Suffolk invited to secure more devolved powers from Government

02 February 2022

Suffolk has secured an invitation for a ‘county deal’ that will see more powers devolved from Westminster to local leaders.


Suffolk County Council makes 'bold and ambitious' biodiversity pledge

01 February 2022
Suffolk County Council makes 'bold and ambitious' biodiversity pledge

Suffolk County Council makes 'bold and ambitious' biodiversity pledge

01 February 2022

Suffolk County Council has pledged to enhance biodiversity measures across its land by at least 30 per cent in the next eight years.


Historic church set to be turned into music venue and community space

01 February 2022
Historic church set to be turned into music venue and community space

Historic church set to be turned into music venue and community space

01 February 2022

Plans for a historic church to get a new lease of life as a music venue and community space are set to be approved next week.


Opposition group says car park charges could have lessened planned council tax increase

31 January 2022
Opposition group says car park charges could have lessened planned council tax increase

Opposition group says car park charges could have lessened planned council tax increase

31 January 2022

Opposition group councillors say council tax would not have to rise by 2% if car park charges had been introduced.


Police officer numbers in Suffolk set to be boosted to highest level for a decade

31 January 2022
Police officer numbers in Suffolk set to be boosted to highest level for a decade

Police officer numbers in Suffolk set to be boosted to highest level for a decade

31 January 2022

Another 72 full time police officers are set to be recruited in Suffolk in the next year to bring the constabulary's force up to more than 1,400.


Freeze on council tax proposed for one area in Suffolk

28 January 2022
Freeze on council tax proposed for one area in Suffolk

Freeze on council tax proposed for one area in Suffolk

28 January 2022

A freeze on one district council's element of the council tax bill is being proposed for 2022.


Police approve rise in council tax bill

28 January 2022
Police approve rise in council tax bill

Police approve rise in council tax bill

28 January 2022

Approval has been given for a 4.2 per cent increase in the policing element of the council tax bill in Suffolk from April.


New West Suffolk hub could offer outpatient services

27 January 2022
New West Suffolk hub could offer outpatient services

New West Suffolk hub could offer outpatient services

27 January 2022

Bosses behind the construction of a new hospital have said they are considering whether to move some outpatient services to a new public services hub.


Talks begin on formation of dental school to tackle ongoing crisis

26 January 2022
Talks begin on formation of dental school to tackle ongoing crisis

Talks begin on formation of dental school to tackle ongoing crisis

26 January 2022

Early talks for a dental school to be formed in Suffolk have begun, in a bid to tackle the ongoing crisis in provision.


Divisive plans to build 49 new homes in town approved

25 January 2022
Divisive plans to build 49 new homes in town approved

Divisive plans to build 49 new homes in town approved

25 January 2022

Divisive plans for 49 self-build homes in a market town have been approved, despite hundreds of objections.